Tennis

Top seed Halep survives Dodin scare to advance in Miami

World number one Simona Halep survived a scare from Oceane Dodin on Thursday, beating the lucky loser 3-6 6-3 7-5 to reach the Miami Open third round, and while the Romanian was unhappy with her performance she said it had been a “good day at the office”.

Halep, who almost …

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Victoria Azarenka knocks off 14th-seeded Madison Keys at Miami Open

Victoria Azarenka, playing on a wild card, defeated 14th-seeded Madison Keys in a second-round Miami Open match Thursday when Keys retired during the second set due to a left hamstring injury. Azarenka, a two-time Grand Slam champion and three-time Miami Open champion, led at the time 7-6 (7-5), 2-0.

Azarenka …

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